category: ethnicity and national identity

Lucayos: A Journal of Bahamian and Caribbean Criticism and Creative Work

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
lucayos.journal@cob.edu.bs

Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region.

SAMLA 88 (Nov 4-6, 2016) / The United States of America: Hero or Villain on the World Stage?

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA 88
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

In a 2005 article for The New York Times, Canadian-Russian author and American academic Michael Ignatieff raised a provocative question: “Who Are Americans to Think That Democracy Is Theirs to Sprea

[Deadline Extended] Postcolonial Shakespeares: CFP for Postcolonail Interventions Vol. I, Issue 2 (June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

CFP for Two MELUS-sponsored panels at the 2017 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

We invite colleagues to submit individual paper abstracts to the two following MELUS panels for the MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention on Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA:

[Update] Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Explorations in Medieval Culture, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@gmail.com

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion: Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/Jewish Family Service
contact email: 
mloadenthal@huc.edu

Poverty, Welfare, & Religion:
Towards Understanding and Addressing Working Poverty in the United States

CALL FOR PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

CFP special issue The Diva, abstract deadline 10 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Digressions: Amsterdam Journal of Critical Theory, Cultural Analysis, and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@digressions.nl

Digressions is a student-edited academic journal based at VU University Amsterdam.

CFP: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities | #DF16RU | 4/15/16 |Rice U 9/22-24/16

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis / Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.

Beyond Boundaries: Recognition, Tolerance, Change; Submission of Abstracts by May 13 2016; Conference on July 29 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Australia’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis has raised issues in areas as diverse as immigration, religious tolerance and basic concepts of humanity.

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
contact email: 
t.r.lyons@massey.ac.nz

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
25-28 April 2017
At Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

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Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel, Deadline May 1st, NEASECS Oct 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
Tamra Lepro, Rutgers University
contact email: 
tamra.lepro@rutgers.edu

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference -- October 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Fresno Pacific University
contact email: 
ginaponcedeleon@fresno.edu

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference at Fresno Pacific University is extending a call for proposals. The conference will highlight Hispanic American literature of the past thirty years.

Art and Political Ecology - Deadline April 29

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

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"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Shante Paradigm Smalls
contact email: 
shantesmalls@gmail.com

Special Issue: “Queers Read This”: LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:

Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
contact email: 
revolutionarygenders2016@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Panel
contact email: 
tamra.lepro@rutgers.edu

In Aphra Behn's play, The Widow Ranter, the entire Virginia colony seems to be spiraling into an unstoppable rebellion that may, or may not, have been caused by Bacchanalian bliss.

Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis--Call for Video and Short Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis / Ohio University
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

At Parlour, we accept Growl Posts, video lectures, and video presentations on a rolling basis. These types of content need not relate to the theme of an upcoming issue.

Outside-In/ Inside-Out: Symposium on Outside and Subterranean Poetry. 5-7 October 2016; deadline 15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
outsidepoetry@gmail.com

Inspired by the recently published fifth volume of Poems for the Millennium, Barbaric Vast & Wild: A Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present, this symposium will open up vie

South Asian Literary Association Annual Meeting CFP/ Beyond the Postcolonial?: Meaning-Making and South Asian Studies in the 21s

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
salaconference2017@gmail.com

‬17th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 2-4, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

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3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

Global Socialty and Modernist Poetics (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 18/ 17 -20 November, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Siobhan Phillips/Clemson U and Dickinson C
contact email: 
hunter1@clemson.edu, phillisi@dickinson.edu

Recently, Anthony Reed has described “the paradigmatic gesture of the lyric mode” as “claiming the solidity of presence through the act of offering it to another.” This panel seeks to examine

MSA 18: Modernism in an Age of Transpacific Reproduction

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo
contact email: 
tteo2@uoregon.edu

This panel invites papers that redefine modernist strategies, gestures, performances, objects, texts, and archives by situating them in and across the Pacific.

Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear. Articles: 6/1/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual refereed publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal (LHJ).

Locating Home on the Move: The Politics of Multicultural Propinquity( UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi and Sukanta Das
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com,sukanta3@gmail.com

Introduction

Reviews for the Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network (@ThatcherNetwork)
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism. The website is launching later this year.

Twitter: @ThatcherNetwork

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Symposium at the International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Grožnjan, 29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com

Submit proposals of 300-500 words to Symposium Coordinator Kimmy Szeto at ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com by 1 April 2016. Include a CV or a brief biographical note.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Miller
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

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